Chemical Foaming Agent (CFA)
Product Data
Application Intended for applications where maximum density reduction is required. This product is ideal for low pressure injection molding and structural foam molding.
Characteristics Endothermic Decomposition
Regulatory Status All Raw Materials Are GRAS (generally regarded as safe)
Physical Apperance Supplied as White Pellets
Technical Data  
Decomposition Range  Begins Around 145° C (293° F)
Processing Recommendations Maximum gas yields are achieved when processing temperatures of 175-215° C (347-419° F) are used
Usage Levels  
Injection Molding Typically used at 0.25-0.75% for cell size control
Typically used at 0.25-1.0% for chemical foam
Extrusion  0.25-1.0%
The information and recommendations made herein are based on the research of others and are believed to be accurate. However, nothing herein is to be taken as a warranty, expressed or implied, regarding the accuracy of the information or the use of this product, and purchasers should make their own tests and evaluation to determine the suitability of this product in their application. Nothing herein is to be construed as a recommendation to use or as a license to operate under or to infringe any existing patents.
Download PDF